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What is the most long-standing ethical dictum in health care codes of ethics?
What is the practicce of keeping harmful, shameful, or embarrassing patient information within proper boounds?
What does confidentiality always involves?
What is the aim of confidential info?
1.Faciliate the sharing of sensitive info with the goal of helping the patient
2.Exclude unauthorized people form such info.
What is neglecting to give accurate info when one is morally ovligated to do so, is a form of lieing?
Act of Omission
What is a procedure and a complete discription?
What is signed by every patient admitted to the hospital that gives the hospital the right to provide info to others companies in assisting with discharge planning>
general consent form
What type of informed consent regarding certain invasive procedures?
special consent form
The professional ought not to force info on a client, compromising her psychological defenses and well being is said to be what?
The right not to know
What are some arguements for Disclosure?
-patient can handle diff. news and may even benefit from knowing
-Aids(can prevent spreading)
-what is best for the patient
What are some arguements against disclosure?
-health profess. responsibility to maintain patient hope
-a profess. benevolent disposition is better than honest one
What is some "sensitive information" in the HiPPA act of 1996?
What is some info. when dealing with informed consent in Research?
-investigator cannot perform a research procedure without subjects consent
-consent is only meaningful if based on relevant info and is not coered
-consent may be a necess, condition for the investigator to proceed(ex. homicide is not justified depite victims consent)